February 1, 2019

Columbia Nano Initiative Joins Industry with Academia in Columbia’s Laboratories

Nava Ariel-Sternberg is director of the shared laboratory facilities of the Columbia Nano Initiative, which brings together more than 100 research groups who collaborate on new materials, methods, and procedures to propel the promise of nanotechnology into the world. 
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January 25, 2019

Unlocking Graphene’s Superconducting Powers with a Twist and a Squeeze

A Columbia-led team has discovered a new method to manipulate the electrical conductivity of this game-changing material, the strongest substance ever, with applications ranging from nano-electronic devices to clean energy.
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September 24, 2018

Columbia Receives $10.7 million for Department of Energy Frontier Research Center

The award will support the development of new methods that will allow for the manipulation of material systems in real time and the mapping of behavior of these materials with a degree of precision that has not been possible.
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September 21, 2018

Dmitri Basov, Higgins Professor of Physics, Wins 2019 Kenneth J Button Prize

The award committee noted that Basov had made "seminal discoveries in quantum material physics through infrared spectroscopy and nano-optics."
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June 6, 2018

Quantum Interference May Be Key To Smaller Insulators

Researchers from Columbia University, Shanghai Normal University, and the University of Copenhagen have synthesized the first molecule capable of insulating at the nanometer scale more effectively than a vacuum barrier.
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